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03/03/2017

Business Creation Workshop aimed at PhD students to be held at the University of Barcelona

The University of Barcelona will host the 2nd Business Creation Workshop on March 16th 2017, from 9:30 to 14:00. The session, organised by the Doctoral School, is aimed at PhD students and will be taught by experienced professionals at Barcelona Activa, a public organisation that promotes economic development in Barcelona. Services, programmes and activities available for entrepreneurs to assess the viability of projects and business creation will be explained at the beginning of the session. This will be followed by…
28/02/2017

Job opportunities knock at the Faculty of Economics and Business next Tuesday

Job and internship seekers are invited to attend the Employment Forum that will be held next Tuesday from 10:00 to 17:30 at the Faculty of Economics and Business. This event is a unique opportunity for students to gather career and employment related information from employers, as well as to submit their resume for interview consideration. Participants will have a chance to interact and connect with a range of companies including: Danone, Pepe Jeans, VidaCaixa, Nielsen, PwC, SCA Hygiene Products, PepsiCo,…
23/02/2017

GlobalMed managing partner Concepció Curet joins UB Business School as EMBA lecturer

Concepció Curet, managing partner at the consulting firm GlobalMed, has joined the Universitat de Barcelona Business School as Executive MBA lecturer. She will teach the course on Total Quality & Environmental Management as part of the Operations Module. The course helps students better understand de principles of Total Quality Management; the mission, vision and values of corporate policy; the implications of adopting quality and environmental management systems ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 at all corporate levels; and the Six-sigma process…
22/02/2017

UB Business School researcher Montserrat Casanovas appointed full member of the Royal European Academy of Doctors

Researcher at the Universitat de Barcelona Business School and professor of Financial Economics and Accounting Montserrat Casanovas has been appointed full member of the Royal European Academy of Doctors (RAED), a prestigious centenary institution in Europe which defends the prestige of the title of doctor and has taken care of maintaining a close collaboration with its members, some of which are Nobel Prize laureates. The RAED has its origins in its creation as the Association of Enrolled Doctors of Catalonia…
22/02/2017

PhD in Business Workshop showcases current research by doctoral students at the UB Business School

The Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Barcelona hosted a PhD in Business Workshop on February 21st, 2017, which showcased current research by doctoral students at the Universitat de Barcelona Business School. This workshop provided a unique opportunity for PhD students in Business to present and discuss their work with peers and academic staff. Topics ranged from competition and innovation to state of the art in business research and performance measurement interventions, among others. The final programme…
17/02/2017

Career Services at the Faculty of Economics and Business offers courses to get ready for the Job Forum

A number of activities related to the forthcoming Job Forum are taking place at the Faculty of Economics and Business in the next two weeks. The Career Services office has organised workshops and guidance sessions aimed at graduate and undergraduate students that will attend the event on March 7th, 2017. Topics include personal marketing, tips on writing a successful CV, and job interview tips for job-seekers at companies such as Unilever and Danone. The Job Forum will take place from…
16/02/2017

Barcelona: one of the best cities in the world for university students

Recently published university rankings show that Barcelona offers one of the world’s most appealing environments to live in and study in the world. According to QS, Barcelona ranks as Europe’s No. 8 top city for students, after having climbed three places compared to 2016. In fact, it is also the second-best ranked city in southern Europe. This might be explained by Barcelona’s relatively low living costs compared to other major European cities such as Paris or London, as well as…
14/02/2017

Second volume of Journal of Evolutionary Studies in Business released

The second volume of the Journal of Evolutionary Studies in Business (JESB), a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary publication co-initiated by UB researchers, has been released. The first issue of the second volume is freely accessible from the Scientific Journals of the University of Barcelona (RCUB) website. The main objective of this journal is to help clarify significant issues and identify key ideas and directions of research. The journal was first established in 2016. The special issue International Business in Southern Europe in…
10/02/2017

New Universitat de Barcelona Business School brand identity launched for former UB Business

The Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Barcelona has launched a new brand identity for its international centre for research and postgraduate education in Business. Former UB Business becomes now Universitat de Barcelona Business School. New name, but same spirit. The Universitat the Barcelona Business School will continue to offer competitive and internationally attractive postgraduate programmes and disseminate world-class research carried out in the School. The renewed brand identity symbolises the consolidation of a project and the…
10/02/2017

“This new brand identity represents another step towards the consolidation of the project”

Elisenda Paluzie, dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Barcelona, has been one of the main drivers behind the creation of the Universitat de Barcelona Business School, launched on February 10th, 2017. In this interesting interview, she discusses the main achievements of former UB Business and the challenges that still lie ahead. What does the new Universitat de Barcelona Business School brand identity represent? This rebranding represents another step towards the consolidation of the project.…